Amid all the hype about The X Factor trying to unseat American Idol as the nation’s top talent competition, don’t miss The Hub’s kinder, gentler contribution. Majors & Minors, premiering Sept. 23, follows 12 young performers as they are mentored by some of the most established artists in the music industry, including Brandy, Leona Lewis, Jordin Sparks, Sean Kingston and Ryan Tedder.
Something just comes over Robert Capron whenever he signs on to do an episode of R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. The sweet, kindhearted moppet we see as Rowley in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies all of a sudden becomes a callous jerk who doesn’t care what happens to anyone else as long as he gets what he wants. Having played a ravenous ice-cream junkie in last year’s “Catching Cold,” Capron returns to the spooky anthology series for “The Cast,” which premieres at 6pm Saturday on The Hub. In it, his character Rex takes trying to fit in way […]
The Hub features a world broadcast premiere tonight of the latest adventure of a beloved whale, Free Willy: Escape From Pirate’s Cove. Bindi Irwin plays Kirra, a girl sent to spend the summer with her grandfather (Beau Bridges), who operates a rundown seaside amusement park in South Africa. When a baby orca gets stranded there, Kirra comes out of her shell to help save the animal. It’s a story close to Bindi’s heart. The 12-year-old is the daughter of the late Steve Irwin of Crocodile Hunter fame, and she has taken it upon herself to continue her father’s work of […]
What’s a nice young man like Robert Capron doing trying to scare the socks off people? The 12-year-old actor, who plays goofy sidekick Rowley in the highly successful Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies — the second installment of which, Rodrick Rules, recently opened No. 1 at the box office — eschews his fun-loving persona for his role as Marty in “Catching Cold,” the latest episode of R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour. It premieres April 9 on The Hub. While Rowley never met a mother-son dance he didn’t like, and is probably a much more loyal friend than titular wimp […]